• AI water purifiers introduced in Hanoi

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    August 05,2019 09:47 AM

    A batch of 20 smart water purifiers that integrate artificial intelligence (AI) have been installed at August 19 Park in Hai Ba Trung district and other public spaces around Hanoi. The AI water filters can provide users with various types of drinking water that can be selected via multi-function buttons, including mineral, alkaline, natural, pH balance (alkaline water), and water containing antioxidants. The purifiers display all quality parameters on screens and have a capacity of purifying 100 liters of water per hour. All are linked and send signals to a central server. The installation of these smart water filters is an environmentally-friendly measure aimed at reducing the use of plastic bottles.

  • Thua Thien Hue developing traditional crafts

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    August 05,2019 09:41 AM

    The central province of Thua Thien Hue will expand its traditional handicraft and craft villages in a manner that harmonizes economic development and building new-style rural areas. Under planning to 2020 and vision to 2025, attention will be paid to the restoration of several craft villages like Thanh Tien village, which makes paper flowers, the Pho Trach mattress-making village, and villages with traditional “ao dai” tailoring and lacquer making, among others. Further efforts will be made to protect Zeng weaving of the Ta Oi ethnic minority in Nam Dong and A Luoi districts, which was recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage in 2017. The province will also support craft villages in applying advanced technology into production to improve product quality and develop villages with competitive advantages that can generate jobs for local residents. Thua Thien Hue is currently home to 86 villages that focus on 57 traditional handicrafts and crafts. These villages have helped increase local incomes while pushing the restructuring of the rural economy towards industrialization and modernization.

  • The first International Camp on Cruise to be offered

    The first International Camp on Cruise to be offered

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    July 17,2019 03:37 PM

    Attending the three-day-two-night camp, campers be offered English lesions regarding to water life, sea protection and chances to discover Vietnamese culture, natural heritage and daily life of farming and fishing villages.

    The Au Co Cruise in cooperation with Dreamland Eco English Center to organize the first ever English camping trip on cruise for family in Viet Nam. The summer camp on a five-stared cruise is set to travel around Ha Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay and Ha Long Bay.

    “The cruise camp is a very new perspective for children that offer total different nature surroundings, in order to awake their curiousness and help them to learn new things about Vietnamese history, maritime life as well as equipped them with some soft skills,” said the representative from Bhaya Group.

    Aiming at campers aged from six to 14 and not limited to nationality, the lesions on cruise will be given by five English native teacher and other five Vietnamese assistants, featuring on geology of Karst Mountain rising from the sea, ocean life, environmental issues and how to protect marine and coastal environment.

    It is said to be the first and only camp to teach unique set of skills and knowledge, beside English and other soft skills such as water first aid, sea storm survival, how to catch fish or squid, hands on kayaking and water sports and master seafood cooking. Other dead-time activities are including summer camp book and scavenger hunt. The camp’s reward system will be Dragon’s pearls that would be excited by campers.

    The camp is about to provide opportunities for family bonding and life changing experiences for parents and children. It is opened for all family members to experience wide range of activities. Parent will have time to relax and children still be kept active and adventurous while staying in luxurious retreat.

    The fixed departure dates for International Camp on Cruise in summer 2019 is from 27 to 29 July, 16 to 18 August and 30 August to 1 September.

    The Au Co Luxury Cruise sets the highest benchmark for cruising in Ha Long Bay, taking in the sights, sounds and quintessence of Vietnam traditions. It’s a luxury steel ship with safety guarantee featuring 32 cabins with private balconies, a sundeck for dining, sunbathing and onboard activities, a spa room with Jacuzzi, a restaurant serving fine dining meal and an open bar.

    Completely breaking the concept of "traditional classroom", Dreamland English Center was established with the aim of teaching children from four years and older English according to the Practical Experience method come from Finland. The new trend of learning language is said to be effective and profound in all over the world because students would absorb the language naturally, excited and in most positively ways.

  • Thien Duong Cave holds new record

    Thien Duong Cave holds new record

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    August 05,2019 09:45 AM

    Thien Duong Cave, which means “heaven” cave in Vietnamese and is located in Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park, a UNESCO recognized World Heritage Site in central Quang Binh province, has been recognized by the Asia Book of Records for having “the most unique and magnificent system of stalactites and stalagmites” in Asia. The 31.4-km grotto, already popular among domestic and foreign tourists, is located in primeval forests at an altitude of 360 meters above sea level and is a dry cavern divided into many compartments, with the most spacious being some 150 meters wide and 100 meters high. It was first discovered by the Royal Society of British Caves in 2005 and officially started welcoming tourists in 2010. With spectacular natural beauty, Thien Duong Cave has been awarded two records by the Vietnam Record Organization, for being the longest dry cave with the most unique system in Vietnam and having the longest wooden bridge in the country. Quang Binh has been dubbed the “Kingdom of Caves” and is also home to the worldrenowned Son Doong Cave.

  • Tay Ninh holding photo contest on local beauty

    Tay Ninh holding photo contest on local beauty

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    August 05,2019 09:39 AM

    The Tay Ninh Department of Culture and Tourism has launched a photo contest on the beauty of the southern province, to introduce its land and people. Open to both Vietnamese and foreigners living in Vietnam, the contest focuses on popular destinations such as Ba Den Mountain, Binh Thanh old tower, and the Ma Thien Lanh tourism complex, etc. Photos can also be of local specialties, traditional festivals, customs and habits, and tourists’ participation in local life. Prizes range from VND500,000 ($22) to VND5 million ($220) and Canon cameras. Winners will also have their photos exhibited in December. Applications can be submitted to http://www.anhdepdulichtayninh.com until October 31.

    Each entrant can send up to ten photos.

  • Vietnam Summer Camp 2019 for overseas Vietnamese to open

    Vietnam Summer Camp 2019 for overseas Vietnamese to open

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    July 02,2019 03:01 PM

    As many as 150 young people born and raised in 28 countries and territories worldwide but with Vietnamese heritage will join the Vietnam Summer Camp 2019 from July 10 to 25. Participants, aged 16 to 24, will visit a series of cultural and historical sites in ten localities around the country, including Hanoi, Thai Nguyen, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Tri, Hoi An, Da Nang, Quang Ngai, Ho Chi Minh City, and Ninh Thuan. They will also join in charity activities.

    Initiated in 2004, the Vietnam Summer Camp has attracted about 2,000 young people from various countries and territories. Each had a specific theme and events designed to provide different activities and lessons on Vietnamese culture and history for participants, who previously had little experience of their mother country.

  • First mural road finished in “Kingdom of Ginseng”

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    August 05,2019 09:43 AM

    A new mural road has been completed in mountainous Nam Tra My district in central Quang Nam province. The road is some 600 meters long and features 32 works, each 2.5 meters in height and 5 meters in width, depicting the beautiful local scenery, daily life, traditional songs and dance of local ethnic minority groups, and, especially, images of the district’s famous Ngoc Linh ginseng. The murals were painted by teachers and students at schools in the district to call for forest and environmental protection and the preservation and development of Ngoc Linh ginseng. According to local ginseng experts, the stems and roots of Ngoc Linh ginseng contain 52 saponins (the main component of ginseng, with the more saponins the better). Of the 52 saponins, 26 are commonly found in Korean, American, and Japanese ginseng, while the other 26 have only just been discovered, making it one of the world’s rarest ginseng.

  • Dong Nai Tourism app launched

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    August 05,2019 09:37 AM

    Dong Nai Tourism, a smart tourism app, was launched recently by the Dong Nai Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The app provides users with information on popular tourist destinations and products and services in the southern province, including 125 resorts, restaurants, shopping venues, travel agents, and amusement parks, etc. It offers useful functions such as bookings, trip suggestions, smart maps in both Vietnamese and English, and currency exchange rates, etc. It also updates promotions and events in the local area and can receive feedback. The app aims to better serve tourists to the province and promote local tourism, and is also expected to be a channel for local enterprises to

    conduct market surveys to offer attractive products and services.

  • Hanoi to install more automatic vending machines

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    July 02,2019 03:00 PM

    More automatic food vending machines will be installed in Hanoi around hospitals, schools, bus stations, depots, passenger waiting rooms, historic or cultural sites, tourist attractions, parks, and flower gardens, etc. Each machine can contain about 300 items, with prices ranging from VND5,000 ($0.2) to VND10,000 ($0.4). After nearly three years of installation, the seven public vending machines around Hoan Kiem Lake and six others around Hanoi have received positive feedback from local people and tourists. Such machines have also helped wipe out illegal food vendors and hawkers selling food to tourists at exorbitant prices. By 2020, Hanoi will install and put into service about 1,000 additional public vending machines in accordance with the capital’s commercial development, according to the Hanoi government portal.

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